Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Family: Poaceae Citronella Essential Oil
Aroma: Grassy, fruity, herbaceous, and slightly sharp
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Aerial parts of the grass
Main Chemical Components: Geraniol, Limonene, geranyl acetate, citronellal
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, Lemon, Orange, and Lemongrass.
Description and Uses:
Citronella Essential Oil is a light, fresh, and uplifting oil. It's a natural deodorizer and is reputed to repel insects (mosquitos).
Traditional Uses: Deodorant, skin conditioner, and insect repellent.
Properties: Antiseptic, bactericidal, diuretic.
Cautions: Citronella Essential Oil may irritate those with sensitive skin. Avoid during pregnancy.